R.Kelly To Be Moved To NYC For Sex-Trafficking Trial, Judge Says According to U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly, R.Kelly will be moved to New York City for his trial that is set to begin August 9th. The trial has been put off due to the pandemic, but protections have been put in place at the Brooklyn courthouse allowing it to proceed. R. Kelly continues to deny the sex trafficking allegations and looks forward to the trial according to his attorney, Steve Greenberg.
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2019 file photo, R. Kelly appears during a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago. A federal judge in New York City has denied bail to the R&B singer his sex-abuse case. Kelly didn’t attend the hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 2, on a defense motion asking for his release on bond. (Antonio Perez/ via AP Pool, File)